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FMM visit procedure change

FMM visit procedure change

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Franschhoek Motor Museum and the L’Ormarins management has decided that during the winter months the museum, along with other facilities on the estate, will undergo some major renovations and upgrades. For the time being, this decision precludes FMM being able to accept casual visitors. As a result,…

Reach For A Dream foundation visit to FMM

Reach For A Dream foundation visit to FMM

Together with local Ferrari club SEFAC, the museum recently hosted a day’s outing for a group of children belonging to the Reach For A Dream foundation. “It’s always a moving experience being involved, and the reward of seeing the little guy’s faces when they see the cars is an absolute pleasure,” says FMM curator Wayne…

2017 Knysna Motor Show

2017 Knysna Motor Show

Wayne Harley was joined by Classic Car Africa editor Stuart Grant as concours judges at the 2017 Knysna Motor Show held on the High School sports fields on Waterfront Drive on Sunday 30 April. After a hectic morning reviewing all of the eligible vehicles, the pair awarded the following prizes: The Meilleur Voeux Voiture trophy…

Jaguar Simola Hillclimb 2017

Jaguar Simola Hillclimb 2017

This year’s 8th running of the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb 2017 attracted an estimated record 15 000 spectators over the duration of the weekend. They were treated to an awe-inspiring line-up of cars, ranging from showroom-specification hot hatches to exotic supercars and some of the wildest track-attack machines in South Africa. The driver line-up was equally noteworthy,…

Cooper Blooper

Cooper Blooper

There is an old adage about ‘the best laid plans of mice and men…’ and it certainly applied to FMM consultant engineer Dickon Daggitt’s ex-Tony Fergusson Cooper 500. A plan was hatched to feature the Cooper at this year’s Knysna Motor Show followed by FMM curator Wayne Harley doing a demonstration run with the car…

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